“An excellent and wide-ranging discussion of early nineteenth-century political economy in America, showing it to have been the by-product of dialogue with European luminaries and particular American material and intellectual needs.”—Brian Schoen, coeditor of Between Sovereignty and Anarchy: The Politics of Violence in the American Revolutionary Era Due to the enormous influence of Adam … Continue reading The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America
“Makes a significant new scholarly contribution to historical archaeologies of exchange by foregrounding intimate and alternative economic systems and the connections they inspire without distancing them from the processes of capitalism and globalization in which they operated.”—Krysta Ryzewski, coeditor of Contemporary Archaeology and the City: Creativity, Ruination, and Political Action “Innovative and inspiring. Essential reading … Continue reading The Historical Archaeology of Shadow and Intimate Economies
“Brilliantly underscores how the manifestations of modern alienation and social inequality must be at the center of any truly anthropological analysis in the twenty-first century. This fantastic volume makes us comprehend the immense complexities of violent modernity and will compel us to critically interrogate our past, our present, and our future.”—Daniel O. Sayers, author of A … Continue reading An Archaeology of Structural Violence
"A compelling case for the prominent role of presidents in the social and economic fabric of American life."—Vicki Howard, author of From Main Street to Mall: The Rise and Fall of the American Department Store "A fascinating look at how presidents have handled their economic responsibilities since World War II."—Julian E. Zelizer, coeditor of What’s … Continue reading The President and American Capitalism since 1945
“Provides data and information that can be used for comparative analysis and as a foundation for further exploration. Inviting research from various geographic, cultural, and temporal locales from around the globe, the editors present a complex snapshot of the past.”—Anne L. Grauer, editor of A Companion to Paleopathology “This cohesive collection of empirically based studies … Continue reading Bones of Complexity
We are proud to announce the latest book in the Florida Museum of Natural History’s Ripley P. Bullen Series, published by the University of Florida Press. “A significant empirical contribution to the transdisciplinary study of eighteenth-century Atlantic history and the colonial history of the Christian Church.”—Dan Hicks, author of The Garden of the World: An … Continue reading Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery
“A timely collection of articles by some of the leading and emerging scholars and specialists on Haiti, offering a wide range of critical perspectives on the question and meaning of sovereignty in Haiti.”—Alex Dupuy, coauthor of The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community, and Haiti “Directly asks the provocative question of ownership and … Continue reading Who Owns Haiti?